LightNode Singapore BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

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LightNode Singapore BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

In this test, I tried out the LightNode Singapore Shared vCPU Cloud Instance, a hosting platform designed to help developers get their blog or forum up and running quickly and easily. One of the great features of this platform is that it supports application mirrors such as WordPress, which makes deployment even faster.

The Cloud Instance is powered by the QEMU Virtual CPU version 2.5+ Processor and comes equipped with 4 CPU cores, 8 GB of RAM, 50 GB of storage, and 2 TB of traffic. It also includes 1 IPv4 address and its networking is optimized for international routes, which means that users from around the world will be able to access your website quickly and easily.

One of the biggest advantages of the LightNode hosting platform is its flexible configuration and low price. As a result, you can create robust websites and applications for your customers at a lower cost than other hosting providers.

About LightNode

LightNode is a VPS hosting company that offers a variety of services for both beginners and professionals who want to create and manage their own websites. They have many exotic locations like Manila, Dubai, Riyadh, Bangkok, Phnom Penh, Dhaka, Sao Paulo, Johannesburg, etc. Also, they make hourly servers.

According to customer reviews on HostAdvice, LightNode’s VPS is stable and easy to manage with a simple control panel. One customer mentioned that they were able to quickly solve issues during the building of their VPN by re-installing the VPS through the control panel. However, one disadvantage mentioned by the customer is that LightNode doesn’t support Payoneer and can only be paid with Paypal.

LightNode offers affordable pricing plans for their VPS hosting services, with prices starting at just $7.7 per month. They offer a range of plans with varying resources, allowing users to choose the plan that best suits their needs and budget. For example, they offer a plan with 1 vCPU, 2GB Computer, 50 GB Storage, and 2000 GB Network for $8.7.

Official Website: https://www.lightnode.com

Basic Bench

 CPU Model          : QEMU Virtual CPU version 2.5+
 CPU Cores          : 4 @ 2294.608 MHz
 CPU Cache          : 16384 KB
 AES-NI             : Disabled
 VM-x/AMD-V         : Disabled
 Total Disk         : 50.0 GB (1.8 GB Used)
 Total Mem          : 7.8 GB (83.8 MB Used)
 System uptime      : 0 days, 0 hour 20 min
 Load average       : 0.04, 0.01, 0.00
 OS                 : Debian GNU/Linux 11
 Arch               : x86_64 (64 Bit)
 Kernel             : 5.10.0-12-amd64
 TCP CC             : bbr
 Virtualization     : KVM
 IPv4/IPv6          : Online / Offline
 Organization       : AS138915 Kaopu Cloud HK Limited
 Location           : Singapore / SG
 Region             : Singapore
----------------------------------------------------------------------
 I/O Speed(1st run) : 242 MB/s
 I/O Speed(2nd run) : 291 MB/s
 I/O Speed(3rd run) : 279 MB/s
 I/O Speed(average) : 270.7 MB/s
----------------------------------------------------------------------
 Node Name        Upload Speed      Download Speed      Latency     
 Speedtest.net    103.87 Mbps       97.97 Mbps          0.27 ms     
 Los Angeles, US  103.41 Mbps       99.88 Mbps          191.24 ms   
 Dallas, US       101.28 Mbps       101.28 Mbps         219.16 ms   
 Montreal, CA     103.54 Mbps       98.69 Mbps          257.65 ms   
 Paris, FR        105.56 Mbps       98.82 Mbps          229.06 ms   
 Amsterdam, NL    107.30 Mbps       100.48 Mbps         156.98 ms   
 Shanghai, CN     63.45 Mbps        96.54 Mbps          372.31 ms   
 Nanjing, CN      98.04 Mbps        102.62 Mbps         306.84 ms   
 Guangzhou, CN    28.25 Mbps        45.06 Mbps          338.00 ms   
 Hongkong, CN     8.01 Mbps         3.10 Mbps           35.75 ms    
 Singapore, SG    103.60 Mbps       97.60 Mbps          0.61 ms     
 Tokyo, JP        103.35 Mbps       98.66 Mbps          66.83 ms    
----------------------------------------------------------------------
 Finished in        : 6 min 10 sec
 Timestamp          : 2023-06-14 17:54:14 CST

Looking Glass

Test IPv4: 38.54.17.203

Yabs Performance Bench

IPv4 Network Information:
---------------------------------
ISP        : Kaopu Cloud HK Limited
ASN        : AS138915 Kaopu Cloud HK Limited
Host       : LightNode-SG
Location   : Singapore, Central Singapore (01)
Country    : Singapore

fio Disk Speed Tests (Mixed R/W 50/50):
---------------------------------
Block Size | 4k            (IOPS) | 64k           (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 192.41 MB/s  (48.1k) | 774.11 MB/s  (12.0k)
Write      | 192.91 MB/s  (48.2k) | 778.18 MB/s  (12.1k)
Total      | 385.32 MB/s  (96.3k) | 1.55 GB/s    (24.2k)
           |                      |                     
Block Size | 512k          (IOPS) | 1m            (IOPS)
  ------   | ---            ----  | ----           ---- 
Read       | 1.02 GB/s     (2.0k) | 1.03 GB/s     (1.0k)
Write      | 1.08 GB/s     (2.1k) | 1.10 GB/s     (1.0k)
Total      | 2.11 GB/s     (4.1k) | 2.14 GB/s     (2.0k)

iperf3 Network Speed Tests (IPv4):
---------------------------------
Provider        | Location (Link)           | Send Speed      | Recv Speed      | Ping           
Clouvider       | London, UK (10G)          | 86.5 Mbits/sec  | 38.5 Mbits/sec  | 229 ms         
Scaleway        | Paris, FR (10G)           | 94.9 Mbits/sec  | 88.2 Mbits/sec  | 155 ms         
NovoServe       | North Holland, NL (40G)   | busy            | 89.4 Mbits/sec  | 165 ms         
Uztelecom       | Tashkent, UZ (10G)        | 92.2 Mbits/sec  | 82.0 Mbits/sec  | 181 ms         
Clouvider       | NYC, NY, US (10G)         | 83.7 Mbits/sec  | busy            | 240 ms         
Clouvider       | Dallas, TX, US (10G)      | 87.7 Mbits/sec  | 57.3 Mbits/sec  | 209 ms         
Clouvider       | Los Angeles, CA, US (10G) | busy            | 64.8 Mbits/sec  | 182 ms         

Geekbench 6 Benchmark Test:
---------------------------------
Test            | Value                         
                |                               
Single Core     | 536                           
Multi Core      | 1610                          
Full Test       | https://browser.geekbench.com/v6/cpu/1592990

YABS completed in 15 min 58 sec

Summarize

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Global Node Test

 ## CDN Speedtest

 CacheFly :  10.61 MiB/s |   84.86 Mbps  | ping   0.907ms
 Gdrive   :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping   1.415ms


 ## North America Speedtest

 Softlayer, Washington, USA : 806.16 KiB/s |    6.30 Mbps  | ping 248.509ms
 SoftLayer, San Jose, USA   :   3.06 MiB/s |   24.46 Mbps  | ping 171.771ms
 SoftLayer, Dallas, USA     :       0 B/s |      N/A       | ping error!
 Vultr, New Jersey, USA     : 912.55 KiB/s |    7.13 Mbps  | ping 258.815ms
 Vultr, Seattle, USA        :   5.89 MiB/s |   47.11 Mbps  | ping 218.390ms
 Vultr, Dallas, USA         :   5.96 MiB/s |   47.70 Mbps  | ping 216.020ms
 Vultr, Los Angeles, USA    :   6.10 MiB/s |   48.82 Mbps  | ping 191.087ms
 Ramnode, New York, USA     : 347.88 KiB/s |    2.72 Mbps  | ping 252.353ms
 Ramnode, Atlanta, USA      :   1.87 MiB/s |   14.93 Mbps  | ping 229.225ms


 ## Europe Speedtest

 Vultr, London, UK            :   2.26 MiB/s |   18.08 Mbps  | ping 170.858ms
 LeaseWeb, Frankfurt, Germany :   3.50 MiB/s |   27.98 Mbps  | ping 154.254ms
 Hetzner, Germany             : 159.96 KiB/s |    1.25 Mbps  | ping 156.281ms
 Ramnode, Alblasserdam, NL    :  27.51 KiB/s |    0.21 Mbps  | ping 235.434ms
 Vultr, Amsterdam, NL         :   7.20 MiB/s |   57.61 Mbps  | ping 164.451ms
 EDIS, Stockholm, Sweden      :     351 B/s |      N/A       | ping 259.695ms
 OVH, Roubaix, France         :     223 B/s |      N/A       | ping 253.959ms
 Online, France               :   1.07 MiB/s |    8.53 Mbps  | ping 154.226ms
 Prometeus, Milan, Italy      :     194 B/s |      N/A       | ping 243.290ms


 ## Exotic Speedtest

 Sydney, Australia     :   7.38 MiB/s |   59.08 Mbps  | ping 126.122ms
 Lagoon, New Caledonia :     365 B/s |      N/A       | ping 116.042ms
 Hosteasy, Moldova     :  47.68 KiB/s |    0.37 Mbps  | ping 182.196ms
 Prima, Argentina      : 143.11 KiB/s |    1.12 Mbps  | ping error!


 ## Asia Speedtest

 SoftLayer, Singapore :  11.56 MiB/s |   92.46 Mbps  | ping   1.246ms
 Linode, Tokyo, Japan :  10.32 MiB/s |   82.54 Mbps  | ping  67.076ms
 Linode, Singapore    :  11.66 MiB/s |   93.28 Mbps  | ping   0.749ms
 Vultr, Tokyo, Japan  :   3.13 MiB/s |   25.01 Mbps  | ping  87.954ms


 Benchmark finished in 131 seconds

Media Unlock Test

============[ Multination ]============
 Dazn:                                  No
 HotStar:                               No
 Disney+:                               Yes (Region: SG)
 Netflix:                               Originals Only
 YouTube Premium:                       Yes (Region: SG)
 Amazon Prime Video:                    Yes (Region: SG)
 TVBAnywhere+:                          Yes
 iQyi Oversea Region:                   SG
 Viu.com:                               Yes (Region: SG)
 YouTube CDN:                           Singapore 
 Netflix Preferred CDN:                 Singapore  
 Spotify Registration:                  No
 Steam Currency:                        SGD
 ChatGPT:                               Yes
=======================================
==============[ Taiwan ]===============
 KKTV:                                  No
 LiTV:                                  No
 MyVideo:                               No
 4GTV.TV:                               No
 LineTV.TW:                             No
 Hami Video:                            No
 CatchPlay+:                            Yes
 HBO GO Asia:                           Yes (Region: SG)
 Bahamut Anime:                         Failed (Network Connection)
 Bilibili Taiwan Only:                  No
=======================================
=============[ Hong Kong ]=============
 Now E:                                 Failed (Unexpected Result: )
 Viu.TV:                                No
 MyTVSuper:                             No
 HBO GO Asia:                           Yes (Region: SG)
 BiliBili Hongkong/Macau/Taiwan:        No
=======================================
===============[ Japan ]===============
 DMM:                                   Unsupported
 DMM TV:                                No
 Abema.TV:                              No
 Niconico:                              No
 music.jp:                              No
 Telasa:                                No
 Paravi:                                No
 U-NEXT:                                No
 Hulu Japan:                            No
 TVer:                                  Yes
 GYAO!:                                 Yes
 WOWOW:                                 No
 VideoMarket:                           Failed (Unexpected Result: 404)
 FOD(Fuji TV):                          No
 Radiko:                                No
 Karaoke@DAM:                           No
 J:com On Demand:                       No
 ---Game---
 Kancolle Japan:                        No
 Pretty Derby Japan:                    No
 Konosuba Fantastic Days:               No
 Princess Connect Re:Dive Japan:        Yes
 World Flipper Japan:                   Yes
 Project Sekai: Colorful Stage:         No
=======================================
===========[ North America ]===========
 FOX:                                   No
 Hulu:                                  Failed
 NFL+:                                  No
 ESPN+:[Sponsored by Jam]               No
 Epix:                                  No
 Starz:                                 No
 Philo:                                 No
 FXNOW:                                 No
 TLC GO:                                No
 HBO Max:                               No
 Shudder:                               No
 BritBox:                               Yes
 Crackle:                               No
 CW TV:                                 No
 A&E TV:                                No
 NBA TV:                                Yes
 NBC TV:                                No
 Fubo TV:                               Yes
 Tubi TV:                               No
 Sling TV:                              Yes
 Pluto TV:                              Yes
 Acorn TV:                              Yes
 SHOWTIME:                              Yes
 encoreTVB:                             No
 Funimation:                            No
 Discovery+:                            No
 Paramount+:                            No
 Peacock TV:                            No
 Popcornflix:                           No
 Crunchyroll:                           No
 Directv Stream:                        No
 KBS American:                          No
 KOCOWA:                                No
 Maths Spot:                            Failed (Network Connection)
 ---CA---
 CBC Gem:                               No
 Crave:                                 Yes
=======================================
===========[ South America ]===========
 Star+:                                 No
 HBO Max:                               No
 DirecTV Go:                            Yes (Region: REGISTRARSE)
 Funimation:                            No
=======================================
===============[ Europe ]==============
 Rakuten TV:                            Yes
 Funimation:                            No
 SkyShowTime:                           No
 HBO Max:                               No
 Maths Spot:                            Failed (Network Connection)
 ---GB---
 Sky Go:                                Yes
 BritBox:                               Yes
 ITV Hub:                               No
 Channel 4:                             No
 Channel 5:                             No
 BBC iPLAYER:                           No
 Discovery+ UK:                         No
 ---FR---
 Salto:                                 Failed (Network Connection)
 Canal+:                                No
 Molotov:                               No
 ---DE---
 Joyn:                                  Yes
 Sky:                                   No
 ZDF:                                   No
 ---NL---
 NLZIET:                                Failed
 videoland:                             Failed (Network Connection)
 NPO Start Plus:                        No
 ---ES---
 PANTAYA:                               Failed (Network Connection)
 ---IT---
 Rai Play:                              Yes
 ---RU---
 Amediateka:                            Yes
=======================================
==============[ Oceania ]==============
 NBA TV:                                Yes
 Acorn TV:                              Yes
 SHOWTIME:                              Yes
 BritBox:                               Yes
 Funimation:                            No
 Paramount+:                            No
 ---AU---
 Stan:                                  Yes
 Binge:                                 No
 Docplay:                               No
 7plus:                                 No
 Channel 9:                             No
 Channel 10:                            No
 ABC iView:                             No
 Kayo Sports:                           No
 Optus Sports:                          No
 SBS on Demand:                         No
 ---NZ---
 Neon TV:                               Yes
 SkyGo NZ:                              Failed (Unexpected Result: 401)
 ThreeNow:                              No
 Maori TV:                              Yes
=======================================
==============[ Korean ]===============
 Wavve:                                 No
 Tving:                                 No
 Coupang Play:                          No
 Naver TV:                              No
 Afreeca TV:                            Yes
 KBS Domestic:                          No
=======================================
No IPv6 Connectivity Found, Abort IPv6 Testing...

Testing Done! 

Global Ping Test

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CloudFlare Internet Test

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PageSpeed Insights

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GTmetrix Performance

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Admin Control Panel

LightNode Singapore BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

LightNode’s admin control panel is designed with user convenience in mind, offering seamless management and monitoring of Instances and related settings. It boasts a range of powerful features, including server configuration options that empower developers to customize their instance infrastructure according to their specific requirements.

Moreover, the admin control panel offers robust monitoring tools that provide real-time tracking of network statistics, enabling users to identify and address issues promptly.

In addition to these features, the admin control panel includes firewall access controls, allowing users to set up secure and controlled access to their Instances. It also supports efficient support ticket management, ensuring that users can easily report and resolve any technical or operational concerns they may encounter.

Server Pricing

LightNode Singapore BGP NetWorking VPS Hosting Test and Review

Official Website: https://www.lightnode.com

Coupon

Newly registered users can get up to $20 as a bonus for the first recharge.

Conclusion

In less than a minute, you can quickly open an instance. You can easily deploy your web applications using a simple panel. There are more than 24 locations available around the globe. You can use the VPS server flexibly with hourly billing. You can easily purchase a VPS instance using multiple payment methods, such as PayPal or Credit Card.

Overall, LightNode has received positive reviews from customers for its fast and stable servers and responsive support team. However, it is important to note that the real cost of the cloud is not in its cost but in the expertise required to adequately maintain virtual servers.

In conclusion, LightNode is a solid choice for those in need of a fast and stable server with many exotic locations available around the globe. Their support team is always responsive and helpful.

Official Website: https://www.lightnode.com

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